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Year 2 Week Ahead Information

09 September 2016

An overview of the week ahead in Year 2

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Information and Reminders

Thank you to all parents who attended the ‘Meet & Greet’ evening this week. We hope the information you received was useful and will enable you to support your child’s learning throughout the year.

As the weather is still very warm, please remember to send your child to school with a cap and water bottle.


Upcoming dates

Family Picnic - Sunday 11th September - 12.00 - 16.00

Primary Workshop & Coffee Morning – Wednesday 14th September – 9:00 – 10:30

School Holiday (Mid-Autumn Festival) – Thursday 15th & Friday 16th September

International Week – Week beg. 26th September

National Holiday (school closed) – Monday 3rd to Friday 7th October


Stars of the Week

2A -  Jersey for showing resilience and trying hard to complete the task.

2B -  Chiara for always having a positive attitude towards her learning.

2C – Hana for being well mannered and polite.



This week our focus will be punctuation and writing a description. Our Learning Objectives will include:

  • To use commas in a list
  • To use expanded noun phrases to describe and specify
  • To use conjunctions



As this is a short week we will continue with our work on length. The Learning Objectives covered will include:

  • To use a ruler to measure items
  • To order items
  • To measure length to the nearest cm
  • To solve problems involving length



As Scientists, we will begin to look at the different senses we have. How can we find out more about our senses? What could we investigate? Which parts of our body could we use?

The children will go on a senses walk around the school, we will explore and observe our environment. What things can we see? What can we hear? What can we touch, smell and taste?

We will then begin to research and investigate the different parts of the eyes, ears and nose.